Whether you have been injured in a collision with a car, lost control of your bike or suffered a fall on a dangerous stretch of road, a motorcycle accident can wreak havoc upon your life and livelihood. Here in Ontario, more than a thousand motorcycle riders are injured in accidents every year.
Greater Hamilton and South Western Ontario Area residents make up a large percentage of this group. Some of the more common results of motorcycle mishaps include: head injuries, broken bones, spinal cord injuries and orthopedic injuries such as joint damage, ligament tears and arthritic conditions that may become chronic.
During the difficult process of recovering from an injury, many motorcycle accident victims experience continuous pain and suffering that can reduce their quality of life and negatively affect their ability to earn an income and perform key domestic tasks. The impact of these injuries can leave victims and their families feeling unable to cope with the emotional and financial stresses of their new circumstances.
At Mackesy Smye, we offer a way out of this potentially overwhelming situation. If you have suffered a motorcycle related injury, or if a fatal motorcycle accident has taken a family member from you, our law firm can help by providing the advice and the representation required to ensure that you receive proper restitution from insurance companies and municipal or provincial authorities.
Depending upon the specifics of your case, your motorcycle accident claim may include compensation for lost income, physical suffering and the costs of current and future medical treatment/therapy. You have a right to some of these benefits irrespective of fault.
Even if you are At Fault or the At Fault driver cannot be identified (as in a hit and run), our lawyers have the skills, experience and knowledge to obtain appropriate compensation.
Mackesy Smye’s team of dedicated professionals includes lawyers knowledgeable in the specific types of issues that arise in motorcycle accidents. Ontarians have every right to make use of the personal injury laws that were established to protect them and their families.
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